Mini-study: Conflict and nature in Iraqi Kurdistan

On Tuesday this week it was the United Nations’ (UN) International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (November 6th). Throughout the day, various organizations and people shared articles about how conflict affects the environment and how we need to prevent further exploitation of the environment due to conflict. Along with 58 civil society organisations and…

Published paper: “Meteorological, agricultural and socioeconomic drought in the Duhok Governorate, Iraqi Kurdistan”

After three years of analyzing, writing, submitting, revising, getting rejected, revising and re-analyzing again, the second paper of my PhD project has been published in Natural Hazards. This paper started as a short “side paper” on agriculture in Duhok, developed into a paper on drought and migration, and then ended up as a multi-perspective drought…

First Post – The project description

This is a blog that I started for my PhD project that I’m doing in Geography at Lund University. Two years into the project, I thought it might be useful to not just write the thesis, but also write about the thesis. The idea is therefore to publish things that are not publishable in journals,…